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Joy
December 23, 2017

God With Us

God With Us

Matthew 2 is the story of the Magi coming to visit the child Jesus. Matthew uses the opportunity to help us see the difference between Herod and the Magi. Herod is a Jewish insider who is not interested in anyone else being king. The Magi are outsiders who recognize Jesus as King. Download Study Guide […]

December 10, 2017

Joy Comes In All Circumstances

Joy Comes In All Circumstances

We have been talking about Joy. Joy comes from our worship. Joy comes from the Holy Spirit. Joy comes in spite of circumstances. These things are all true. For us to understand them as true, we have to have a proper understanding of Joy. Today we will look at a command in the New Testament. […]

December 3, 2017

JOY comes from the Holy Spirit

JOY comes from the Holy Spirit

Joy is possible because of the Holy Spirit. Pastor Matt spoke Sunday about Joy. The way we often use the word Joy is not the way that Scripture uses the word Joy. If we understand Joy the way that the New Testament talks about it, we see that the Holy Spirit is the source of […]

November 26, 2017

Joy Comes From Worship

Joy Comes From Worship

Pastor Peter took us to the Old Testament on Sunday morning to show us how joy and worship are linked. The people of God and their pattern of worship make it possible to understand joy. We don’t live under the same guidelines in terms of worship, but we can learn a lot from looking at […]